overhasty

adjective
over·​hasty | \ ˌō-vər-ˈhā-stē How to pronounce overhasty (audio) \

Definition of overhasty

: excessively hasty an overhasty marriage … I feel many of us might have been overhasty in our judgments.— Kevin McKenna

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Overhasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overhasty. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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